First Annual SF Filipino-American Jazz Festival!

Hello Akbayan-ers! We hope everyone is having an exciting and relaxing summer. Although there aren’t any Akbayan events being held until the school year starts, there are plenty of culturally enriching and fun summer events going on all over the bay area.

AUGUST 9th and 10th


Come out to the FIRST Annual San Francisco Filipino American Jazz Festival, a part of the SF Pistahan Parade and Festival, August 9th and 10th. The festival kicks off at the Yerba Buena Gardens at 1PM, and live performances will be held at the Metreon Action Theatre (101 4th Street @ Mission – San Francisco ) 5pm-9pm.  Tell your friends who love jazz, and tell your parents! They won’t want to miss this exciting and historical event!

Yerba Buena Gardens – 1PM
Part of SF Pistahan Parade and Festival
Open to the Public – Free Admission
4th and Mission Streets – San Francisco

Performing Saturday August 9th

Nerio DeGracia Mambo Jazz Quintet
Art Khu Quintet
Lily Alunan and After Hours
Charmaine Clamor

Sunday August 10th

Little Brown Brother
Ben Luis Quintet
Melecio Magdaluyo Quartet
Josie Canion and Prelude

Metreon Tickets at the Door:  $35 for General Admission – $45 for VIP Seating
Advance Tickets available at

See you there!